About the Author
Stephanie Spadaccini has been a crossword puzzle constructor for 30 years. Her puzzles have appeared in Modern Maturity, People magazine, The New York Times, Simon & Schuster Crossword books, the Wall Street Journal, InStyle magazine, and a score of other publications. She is well known in the field and counts the top puzzle editors and constructors among her friendsWill Shortz of the New York Times among them. Stephanie was GAMES Magazines' reigning trivia quiz queen for the eight years she worked there. She has written for numerous TV game shows, including Jeopardy!, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Think Twice, College Bowl, and High Rollers. Stephanie started editing crossword puzzles and writing trivia quizzes at GAMES Magazine in the early 1980s. Later, as the magazine's managing editor, she had the typical responsibilities of managing staff; evaluating ideas for features, puzzles, quizzes, and contests; working with authors and agents on acquisition and editing; and making sure that deadlines and time schedules were met. She wrote and/or edited all feature trivia quizzes.